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  • Why frog populations are declining

    Why frog populations are declining
    Regarding Timothy B. Wheeler's recent article on declining amphibian populations, the mysterious disappearance of many frogs may be due to an invasive plant species known as buckthorn ("Alarming U.S. decline seen in environment's sentinels," May 23).
  • Museum stars in 'Mammoths' play

    Museum stars in 'Mammoths' play
    The museum in "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England" is no stately edifice adorning a public park, no shimmering repository of great artifacts. The collection in the play's Pratt Museum — on the campus of a Massachusetts college and...

    Man charged with firing gun in Lincoln Park apartment

    Man charged with firing gun in Lincoln Park apartment
    A Lincoln Park doctor with a cache of guns in his apartment claimed that “a nervous tic” caused him to fire into a neighbor’s unit on Wednesday, according to a police report. Michael Olivieri, 53, told officers he had placed a revolver...

    Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Sahar the lion knew instantly there was an intruder in his yard. There, on the rock from which he could survey Lincoln Park Zoo, stood a cardboard replica of a male lion complete with a lush paper mane and drawn-on smile. Sahar bounded over, stared at the...

    New habitats for penguins and polar bears at Lincoln Park Zoo

    New habitats for penguins and polar bears at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Lincoln Park Zoo is bringing penguins back to its premises in a new exhibit announced Wednesday, but they will be a more Chicago-friendly species of the popular flightless birds. Instead of the Antarctic-native rockhopper penguins that lived indoors in...